B1 Citizenship

As of 4 December 2018, an adequate knowledge of the Italian language, at least at level B1 of the Common European Framework of Reference for languages (Council of Europe 2001), is required when applying for Italian citizenship through marriage or residency.

Fondazione Italia offers several online course for different levelsĀ  that focus on teaching the necessary skills to pass the CILS B1 Citizenship test.

Our next online prep courses start the first week of September 2020.

Course Schedule & Registration

Upcoming Test Dates are: October 22, 2020 and December 3, 2020. Please note: It is the student’s responsibility to register for the exam at a testing center near them.

San Francisco Testing Center

Los Angeles Testing Center

San Diego Testing Center

Online Adult Classes